It is a section that deals with surgical treatment of abdominal organs: gallbladder, stomach, intestines, liver, esophagus and more. This branch also specializes in treating of skin diseases, soft tissues, breast and other parts of body.
This type of surgery takes on the most complex surgical tasks. If there is evidence and possibility doctors apply minimally invasive treatments with minimal physiological consequences of low cosmetic effects.
What does the general surgery treat?
- Soft tissue sarcoma;
- Cancer of the gallbladder;
- Colon cancer;
- Gallbladder diseases;
- Esophageal carcinoma;
- Different types of hernias;
- Benign tumors;
- Metastases in abdominal cavity;
- Colon cancer;
- Cancer of stomach;
- Ulcerous colitis;
- Cancer of liver and pancreas;
- Crohn’s disease and others.
Diagnostic and treatment methods
The main diagnostic methods include ultrasound, X-ray examination, CT, MRI, biopsy. Based on the data obtained as a result of diagnosis doctors prescribe treatment and in this case the optimal method of operative intervention is selected.
Sizable part of surgery is performed by laparoscopy method. This is less traumatically when intervention is performed without significant incisions of external tissues. It has many advantages over normal open operations:
- The least complications and probability of occurrence;
- Less blood loss;
- Faster recovery;
- By reducing the number of drugs their negative impact on body is minimal;
- Excellent cosmetic effect. No significant scars remain as after normal way of penetration;
- Ability to make manipulations those are not available when classic method is used.
Robotic surgery is actively developing in modern clinics. With the help of a robot ruled by a doctor it is possible to perform complex operations which were recently impossible.
General Surgery at Israeli Tel Aviv Medical Clinic
Tel Aviv Medical Clinic is a modern medical center where the treatment of the most dangerous diseases is successfully performed. Thanks to modern life support systems, expensive equipment and highly qualified doctors with international practice we take the most difficult cases and perform the most complicated surgical operations successfully.